Information about Brewer's Yeast
Brewer's yeast is a type of yeast used to make beer and certain nutritional supplements. As a nutritional “superfood”, Brewer’s Yeast is a rich source of nutrients (particularly chromium), protein, and the B-complex vitamins.
Health Benefits of Brewer's Yeast
Brewer's yeast is often used as a natural source of B-complex vitamins and chromium. The B-complex vitamins in brewer's yeast include B1 (thiamine), B2 (riboflavin), B3 (niacin), B5 (pantothenic acid), B6 (pyridoxine), folic acid, and biotin.
Using Brewer's Yeast
Use as directed. Brewer's yeast is available in powder, tablet, and liquid forms.
Side-effects and Cautions:
Individuals with frequent yeast infections should avoid taking brewer's yeast as this supplement may aggravate symptoms. If you are currently being treated with any medications, you should not use brewer's yeast without first talking to your healthcare provider.